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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3703-1
Posted Jul 4, 2018
Authored by Ubuntu | Site security.ubuntu.com

Ubuntu Security Notice 3703-1 - It was discovered that the Archive Zip module incorrectly handled certain inputs. An attacker could possibly use this to access sensitive information.

tags | advisory
systems | linux, ubuntu
advisories | CVE-2018-10860
MD5 | 31d7425a12327c23bb9d8f2a84bbc316

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3703-1

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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3703-1
July 04, 2018

libarchive-zip-perl vulnerability
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A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

- Ubuntu 18.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 17.10
- Ubuntu 16.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

Summary:

Archive Zip module could be made to expose sensitive information
if it received a specially crafted input.

Software Description:
- libarchive-zip-perl: Perl module for manipulation of ZIP archives

Details:

It was discovered that the Archive Zip module incorrectly handled
certain inputs. An attacker could possibly use this to access sensitive
information.

Update instructions:

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
package versions:

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS:
libarchive-zip-perl 1.60-1ubuntu0.1

Ubuntu 17.10:
libarchive-zip-perl 1.59-1ubuntu0.1

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS:
libarchive-zip-perl 1.56-2ubuntu0.1

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS:
libarchive-zip-perl 1.30-7ubuntu0.1

In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary
changes.

References:
https://usn.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3703-1
CVE-2018-10860

Package Information:
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/libarchive-zip-perl/1.60-1ubuntu0.1
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/libarchive-zip-perl/1.59-1ubuntu0.1
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/libarchive-zip-perl/1.56-2ubuntu0.1
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/libarchive-zip-perl/1.30-7ubuntu0.1

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